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Roger Gilman

Roger Gilman, American architect. Awarded Medaille de reconnaisance (France).

Background

  • Gilman, Roger was born on August 21, 1874 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Brown and Susan Ann (Hood) Gilman.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Cambridge Latin School. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1895, Master of Arts, 1920. Studied Ecole des Beaux Arts, 1899-1902.

    Career

    • With Post & Sons, architects, New York City, 1902-1908. Practiced alone, Kansas City, Missoury, 1908-1916. With Young Men’s Christian Association overseas, in French Army, 1918.

      Dean Rhode Island School of Design, 1919-1929. Editor for Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1931-1939.

    Works

    • Author: The Great Periods of Interior Architecture, 1926.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • Married Jane Taylor Bowler, June 6, 1918. Children: Barbara, Alison (daughter), Susan.
    • father: Francis Brown Gilman
    • mother: Susan Ann (Hood) Gilman
    • spouse: Jane Taylor Bowler
    • children: Barbara Gilman
    • Alison Gilman (daughter)
    • Susan Gilman
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    Nationality

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